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18/12/2023
EU Organic Day

A model organic restaurant in the heart of Vienna - meet Luftburg - Kolarik im Prater, best 2023 organic restaurant/food service winner 

Luftburg – Kolarik im Prater, located in the heart of Vienna, is the winner of the 2023 European Organic Awards…

Fostering EU-international cooperation in research & innovation to transform agri-food systems

Right before the EU’s annual Agricultural Outlook conference, TP Organics held its event EU-international cooperation in research & innovation to…
02/12/2023
EU Organic Day

Where tradition meets new technologies – Farmers who won EU Organic Awards 2023

From GPS-systems to digital maps to humidity sensors , the winners of the EU Organic Awards for “Best Organic Farmer”…
28/11/2023
CAP

European Commission launches technical workshops gathering input for new CAP

While the new CAP’s first year of implementation is finishing, the European Commission is intensively working to prepare the CAP…

Protecting our soils across the EU

In July, the European Commission published its proposal on a Soil Monitoring and Resilience law. As IFOAM Organics Europe, we…
16/11/2023
EU Organic Day

“Green” cultural capital – Vienna awarded “Best Organic City” at EU Organic Awards 2023 

On 25 September 2023, the second edition of EU Organic Awards took place in Brussels, Belgium. 8 awards have been…
13/11/2023
EU Organic Day

“Fit for 2027” - the Best Organic Region set the targets high  

On 25 September 2023, the second edition of EU Organic Awards took place in Brussels, Belgium. 8 awards have been…

We can't eat promises! Good Food Good Farming protest

On 8th November, our staff members took part to Good Food Good Farming’s protest in front of the EU Parliament.…
08/11/2023
EU Organic Day

The organic estate that opened its doors to consumers - meet Gut Wulksfelde, Best Organic Food Retailer of the EU Organic Awards 2023  

The EU Organic Award for best organic food retailer was awarded to Gut Wulksfelde in Germany. Gut Wulksfelde operates a…
06/11/2023
EU Organic Day

Producing food that feeds the body and nourishes the soul – meet The Merry Mill, best organic SME winner of the EU Organic Awards 2023 

The EU Organic Award for best food processing SME went to The Merry Mill, in Ireland, for their achievements in…
02/11/2023
EU Organic Day

Europe's best organic district in the Portuguese countryside – the story of Idanha-a-Nova 

The 2023 European Organic Award for “best organic bio-district” was awarded to the Portuguese municipality of Idanha-a-Nova for its remarkable…

Commission President, ensure a framework for Sustainable Food Systems

The current EU Commission promised to transition to more sustainable, healthier, and affordable diets. This is both their commitment to…

Organic Innovation Days 2023: Citizen-driven transformation of European food systems

TP Organics’ annual Organic Innovation Days – the only EU event on organic and agroecological research and innovation – took…
30/10/2023
EU Organic Day

5th generation farmer from Kastoria, Greece, is awarded best organic farmer (male) of the European Organic Awards 2023 

On 25 September 2023, the second edition of EU Organic Awards took place in Brussels, Belgium. 8 awards have been…

Organic research & innovation to deliver sustainable food & farming systems – TP Organics position paper

TP Organics’ new position paper puts forward priorities for the third and final Work Programme of Horizon Europe (2025-2027) –…
25/10/2023
EU Organic Day

Where tradition meets new technologies - the best organic farmer Clara Benito Pacheco  

On 25 September 2023, the second edition of EU Organic Awards took place in Brussels, Belgium. 8 awards have been…
12/10/2023
Food policy

Advocating for transformative minimum standards in public canteens

On 10 October, representatives of local and national governments attended ‘Promoting Social Innovation through public canteens’ where a class from…

Celebrating life – a few highlights from th September 2023 Newsletter!  

Recently we issued the last edition of our newsletter. Wondering why it’s interesting for you? We have prepared a quick…

8 winners of EU Organic Awards highlight organic's excellence

25 SEPTEMBER 2023, BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – Today, the eight winners of the second edition of the EU Organic Awards were…

Political hotspot

The EU’s State of the Union (SOTEU), a moment during which the Commission President reflects upon past achievements and lays…

Organic and agroecological farming are best guarantee for long-term food security, says new TP Organics policy brief

TP Organics, the European Technology Platform for Research & Innovation into Organics and Agroecology hosted by IFOAM Organics Europe, has…

Discuss citizen-driven transformation of European food systems at the Organic Innovation Days 

On 25-26 October the annual Organic Innovation Days 2023 are taking place in Brussels themed ‘Citizen-driven transformation of European food…

Promoting social innovation through public canteens! Join us at the EU Week of Regions and Cities

On 10 October, we are organising a high-level workshop Promoting Social Innovation through public canteens to advocate for the implementation…

"Organic and agroecological farming are the best guarantee for long-term food security", says new TP Organics Policy Brief

BRUSSELS, 5 SEPTEMBER 2023 – At today’s high-level expert webinar “Safeguarding long-term food security”, TP Organics, the European Technology Platform…

Let’s show the organic movement’s diversity on and around 23 September, EU Organic Day

As European organic sector and movement, the EU Organic Day is our time to shine! It is our chance to…

IFOAM Organics Europe partners with NATEXPO for a fairer and more transparent EU food system

IFOAM Organics Europe is glad to represent the European perspective at NATEXPO for another year. NATEXPO is the leading international…

EU Organic Awards - Get to know this year's finalists

BRUSSELS, 18 JULY 2023 – Today, the finalists for the annual EU organic awards have been announced. 24 are shortlisted…
12/07/2023
Soil

From a Soil Health law to a Soil Monitoring Directive

On 5 July, the European Commission published its proposal concerning a Soil Monitoring and Resilience law. IFOAM Organics Europe welcomes…

Launch of the FPC report on the Sustainable Food Systems Law: Policy recommendations for a meaningful transition

On 25 April, the Food Policy Coalition (FPC) held its first in person-meeting in Brussels to launch its report “Sustainable…

High-level policy debate and networking reception organised by TP Organics on "A Soil Deal for Europe and Beyond" on 30 May

TP Organics, the European Technology Platform for Research and Innovation in Organic and Agroecology, whose secretariat is hosted by IFOAM…

National CAP Strategic Plans: On the road to achieving the 25% organic target

The Horizon Europe project OrganicTargets4EU supports the achievement of the targets set by the EU’s Farm to Fork and Biodiversity…
20/04/2023
Food policy

Sustainable Public Procurement: strategic lever towards a more sustainable food system - new infographics

Sustainable public procurement has countless benefits that make it a strategic lever to trigger a change in the food system.…

Join the best in organic: Apply for the EU Organic Awards 2023

Calling all organic farmers, processors, retailers, and stakeholders in the organic value chain! Are you ready to showcase your achievements…

Sustainable school meals as catalysts for food system change

On 22-23 March, during the conference titled ‘Small Farm to Fork Procurement’ and held at the ICLEI Brussels office, IFOAM…

European organic operators, apply for the EU Organic Awards before 14 May! 

Organic farming is a key part of the solution to our planet’s most pressing environmental challenges: from reducing use of…
10/04/2023
TP Organics

Farmers at the heart of innovation applying and sharing knowledge in living farm labs

“Organic living labs and lighthouse farms in Europe” is a study by TP Organics, the European technology platform for organic…

EU Organic Awards 2023: Apply before 14 May!

We are excited to announce that the EU Organic Awards are back for the second time after a successful debut…

Green claims: The fight against greenwashing must be based on methodologies promoting the transition towards more sustainable food systems

BRUSSELS, 22 MARCH 2023 – IFOAM Organics Europe welcomes the publication of the Substantiating Green Claims initiative by the Commission,…

EU organic movement warns against greenwashing

BRUSSELS, 13 FEBRUARY 2023 – IFOAM Organics Europe warns against the misuse of claims, labels, or communication initiatives about food…
 
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